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Data-Driven Parenting

Cribsheet cuts through the confusion to take the guilt out of raising children

On the night my husband and I finally began sleep-training our son, I texted two of my most trusted friends with kids. “Do we really need to do this?” I asked, knowing my heart would break listening to our 8-month-old howl. “It’s so hard,” replied one. “Just remember he’s OK.” The other recommended letting my husband take over while I drank wine and took a bath.

At that point, I hadn’t slept for more than three consecutive hours in months and was getting all my parenting

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